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Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

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Thursday, September 8, 2016

Sep 8

Riverside Park Skate Clinic

at Skate Park at 108th Street (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The Riverside Park Skate Clinic features three days of skateboarding instruction with Summer on the Hudson and instructor John Fudala.
Category: Education, Festivals, Best for Kids, Sports, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 8

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
We unroll a giant chess board which you will stand on in the position of your chosen chess piece, and play the game with a group as a team.
Category: Accessible, Education, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 8

Kayaking

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.6:45 p.m.
Glide along the water while kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse at the Pier 2 floating dock!
Category: Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Sep 8

2016 Wheelchair Sports Federation Softball Clinics

at Victory Field (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The sport is very similar to traditional softball, but played by athletes using wheelchairs, with some differences in the rules.
Category: Accessible, Sports
Free!

Sep 8

Public Art through Gardening: Open Garden Workshop

at Myrtle Avenue Plaza (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Participants will tend to the garden plants, learn about plant origins and care, and discuss how the installation addresses issues of immigration.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, Seniors
Free!

Sep 8

Open Run Night

at Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This weekly event is an opportunity for adult runners and walkers of all abilities to utilize the world-class Icahn Stadium!
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep 8

Bryant Park Yoga

at Lawn (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Bryant Park Yoga is returning for its 13th season! Stop by the park and join a Tuesday morning or Thursday evening class.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep 8

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym Hosted by the Axis Project Wheelchair Basketball

at Recreation Center 54, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best!
Category: Accessible, Sports

Sep 8

Films on the Green: Girlhood by Céline Sciamma

at Low Memorial Library, Columbia University, Manhattan

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Films on the Green 2016 @ Columbia presents Céline Sciamma's third feature "Girlhood" at Columbia University on September 8, 2016 at 7:30 pm.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Sep 8

Bryant Park Presents Shakespeare: Measure for Measure

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
See The Drilling Company perform Shakespeare's "Measure for Measure" in the park!
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

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